Map of Pilanesberg, North West Province
Pilanesberg Map - Pilanesberg detail map showing the layout of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve including the location of the Game Lodges (KwaMaritane, Bakubung and Tshukudu). The Pilanesberg National Park, which covers some 55 000 hectare, is the fourth largest in southern Africa. This malaria-free park is perched on the eroded vestiges of an alkaline volcanic crater - one of only three such craters in the world. To find out more please visit Pilanesberg Information.
If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Pilanesberg Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Pilanesberg, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Pilanesberg Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Pilanesberg Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.
Featured Attractions in (or near) Pilanesberg
Continually ranked the best golf course in South Africa, the Gary Player Golf course sets the standard. It is arguably the most famous course in South Africa. The Gary Player Country Club is acknowledged as a difficult and demanding course. Since 1981 it has been home to the Nedbank Million Dollar Golf Challenge ... more information
Perfect for weekend hiking because of the easy access from both Johannesburg and Pretoria, Kgaswane Mountain Reserve is littered with beautiful rock formations, streams that wend their way through valleys that give rise to a unique lush vegetation completely different from the surrounding veld or the rugged ... more information
Situated over a hill from the Gary Player Country Club, the Lost City’s layout is different in character. With the wide fairways and receptive greens it is a fantastic golf experience for golfers of varying standards. The Lost City golf course covers more than 100 hectares and incorporates 28 000 square metres of water features ... more information
Madikwe Game Reserve is about 70 000 hectares of bushland, about 3 hours’ drive from Johannesburg. It is one of South Africa’s largest and most popular game reserves and serves as home for cheetahs, wild dogs, hyenas, lion, elephant, black and white rhino, buffalo, zebra, giraffe and any number of ... more information
The Magaliesberg is the second oldest mountain range in the world, almost 100 times older than Mount Everest, and half the age of the earth. It is described as being 'at the interface of two great African biomes – the Central Grassland Plateaux and the sub... more information
The Magaliesberg, its mountain and surrounds, is one of the most beautiful spaces for birds to live. It is no surprise that it is an IBA (an important bird area)and that 450 species of bird make the area home, including specials like the Cape vulture, black stork and ... more information
The Pilanesberg National Park, which covers some 55 000 hectare, is the fourth largest in southern Africa. This malaria-free park is perched on the eroded vestiges of an alkaline volcanic crater - one of only three such craters in the world. The park boasts healthy populations of lion, leopard, black and white rhino ... more information
Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve, just 90 minutes from Johannesburg and 30 minutes from Sun City, is dominated by broken bushveld and is a renowned area for both lovers of fishing and birds, and a lovely space in which to spend a day picnicking, canoeing or just gently idling away the time on the shore of the dam ... more information
On Holiday in Pilanesberg
See Things To Do in Pilanesberg or check out Things To Do in Bojanala Region for things to do in neighbouring towns. If you are looking for a specific type of thing to do, search Things To Do in North West Province by category (includes museums, watersports, wine-tastings, etc).